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The Inadequacy of the TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) Test

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Now and article about under treatment because of TSH levels . I can’t get anyone to prescribe enough naturthroid because my TSH is always suppressed. It was even suppressed when my T4 was below normal.


This may be helpful:
..if you can get your doctor to read it, and look up the many references to research.

I’m on Armour & I get the same. 3 grains is good for me but makes my TSH.01. I really think TSH was not calibrated for dessicated thyroid and that’s why is always lower and we get under treated. I have pleaded, argued and its the same old same old they just use the TSH and don’t listen to my symptoms & I’m really sick of it. Dessicated thyroid is over a 100 yrs old & synthroid/levothyroxine is 46 yrs. Also levothyroxine causes lung CA in women per CDC. I am sick of the Dr. who use TSH. Veterinarians don’t… Read more »

So what happens if not enough Thyroid hormone gets into the blood stream? How do they treat it differently rather than prescribing more Syntroid?

connie christenson

I have hashimoto and I have tried and tried to get my grown children to get tested and it always comes back to the dr. did a tsh and says I am good. What was your tsh? Oh 6.0 Are they doing other tests? No. GEEZE. Well my son was just tested and he has a tsh of 14.66. He was diagnosed diabetic a few years ago but they never bothered to test his thyroid. GEEZE. I could go on and on.


I love these articles they are spot on! It’s too bad NONE of the doctors ever read or know any of this information and worse yet, if you confront them with the information they discount it saying the source cannot be trusted or confirmed.

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